Community Colleges Are Critical in Training the Work Force We Need

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Federal economists estimate that 2 million jobs go unfilled today as a result of training, skills, and education gaps. The same is true in Pennsylvania.

In a report submitted last year by the Governor's Manufacturing Advisory Council, it was noted that the number of new workers entering manufacturing, coupled with the manufacturing sector's growth, has left a staggering gap of available skilled workers.

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